poetry

Apr
08

Booklovers Podcast: Celebrate Poetry

During this episode of the Booklovers Podcast, Andrea and I speak with Andy Hisset and Laurie Henry from the Miami Township Branch. We talk about poetry, poetry resources at the library and a live poetry reading event at the branch.  All in celebration of National Poetry Month during April. Learn more about National Poetry Month […]

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Apr
03

Booklovers Podcast: Celebrate Poetry

During this episode, Andrea and I are joined by Miami Township Branch Library staffers, Andy and Laurie. So Andy and Andi, plus Laura and Laurie were  recording together. Since April is National Poetry Month, that’s what this episode is all about. Laurie read two poems: My Papa’s Waltz by Theodore Roethke One Art by Elizabeth […]

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Apr
13

Poetry Resources

I started to write about poetry resources at the Clermont County Public Library and got this sense of déjà vu after realizing I was writing more or less the same things I wrote in an On the Same Page blog entry last year.  So in the spirit of 2017, I’m focusing on some other less […]

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Apr
01

Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, so your goal is to read a few and write at least one. Here are some links to get you started: Celebrate Poetry Month by Reading Poetry The Academy of American Poets actually has 30 ideas for your Poetry Month celebration plans. One of them is to subscribe to the […]

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Dec
21

Cozy Books to Read Aloud

When the skies turn gray and the weather tends more to storms than sunshine, nothing is quite so picturesque as curling up inside, warm and dry, with a great book. If you’ve got loved ones around – your children, partner, siblings, parents, even a pet – why not expand the joy and read aloud to […]

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Mar
23

9 Ways to Fit More Reading Into Your Day

Want to increase your reading time? We all have hectic lives but even the busiest of schedules allows for time with a book. You can have more reading; you just need to know where to squeeze in that time. According to PEW Internet Research, almost 25% of Americans didn’t read a single book last year. […]

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